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(RNS) — “Breakthrough” dramatizes the true story of Joyce Smith, whose 14-year-old son, John, despite spending more than 15 minutes underwater on a frozen Missouri lake in 2015, walked out of the hospital on his own three weeks later.

Not only is the word of God sharper than any two-edged sword, but pretty fireproof as well. But they do wear out. Then what?

Without newspapers and bookstores, the first century populace depended on verbal stories. We have the story of Jesus recorded by four different gospels, each one telling the truth of God’s grace in their own voice, which offers us a broader understanding.

(RNS) — The future of a decades-old CBS documentary series focused on religion is in doubt, as the network is potentially discussing cutting back or even ending a stream of faith-related segments that CBS has run since the 1940s.

It is an American tradition to watch the impressive Macy's Thanksgiving Parade with all those giant balloons, floats, marching bands from across the nation, along with the stars of the show, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Who doesn't like a parade?

(RNS) — Christian movie producer DeVon Franklin is preparing for his third film, "Breakthrough," to hit theaters just before Easter weekend . But that has not been his sole focus in recent months.

This story tears at my heart every time I read it. Why? Because its gripping revelation is like a mirror and I don't like what I see!

CUMMING, Ga. (BP) -- Jim Burton has been a professional storyteller for 43 years, Even now, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, isn't keeping him from writing.

(RNS) — On Wednesday (March 27), the authors of “The Jewish Annotated New Testament” will present Pope Francis with a signed copy of their book, aimed as a resource for anyone who is interested in a Jewish scholarly perspective on the Christians Scriptures that informs rather than tries to persuade or proselytize.

(RNS) — Set in Durham in 1971, "The Best of Enemies" spotlights a dramatically unlikely — but nonetheless true — pairing: a local Ku Klux Klan leader named C.P. Ellis and Ann Atwater, a black community activist and single mother.